Atlas Copco unveils new GA compressor in road show
Antwerp, Belgium, 5 June, 2008. The first European stop in Atlas Copco’s worldwide road show for its new energy efficient GA compressor range proved a resounding success.
The road show will be traveling around the world. Interested customers wishing to participate should contact their local Atlas Copco Customer Center in order to request an invitation.
Atlas Copco is a world leading provider of industrial productivity solutions. The products and services range from compressed air and gas equipment, generators, construction and mining equipment, industrial tools and assembly systems, to related aftermarket and rental. In close cooperation with customers and business partners, and with 135 years of experience, Atlas Copco innovates for superior productivity. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, the Group’s global reach spans more than 160 markets. In 2007, Atlas Copco had 33 000 employees and revenues of BSEK 63 (BEUR 6.7). Learn more at www.atlascopco.com .
Oil-free Air is a division within Atlas Copco's Compressor Technique business area. It develops, manufactures, and markets oil-free air compressors for all kind of industries worldwide where the air quality is vital, and oil-injected compressors for less critical applications. The division focuses on air optimization systems and quality air solutions to further improve customers’ productivity. The divisional headquarters and main production center are located in Antwerp, Belgium.
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The new Atlas Copco GA range (3.5 to 14 bar(e)) offers the most energy-efficient air compressor package, can operate in ambient temperatures of up to 55 degrees centigrade, at a maximum noise level of 71 dBA, and has a doubled lifetime for the oil filter and the air inlet filter. This is the first oil-injected compressor range in the world to integrate the water separator into the compressed air cooling system and Atlas Copco’s first air compressor to offer VSD-controlled cooling fans.. Its Specific Energy Requirement (SER) is best-in-class, using up to 11% less electricity than the previous GA models. The new GA 160 VSD compressor also offers the widest free air delivery (FAD) turndown range. With the integration of its patented Saver Cycle Control, Atlas Copco has achieved further energy savings for its refrigerant dryers of up to 30% (in normal load conditions).
High-resolution color photographs of the launch are available for download on the Atlas Copco website http://www.airforwinners.com.
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